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Deniz Baker

Senior Lecturer, Humanities

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Deniz Baker

Room: K14


+44 (0) 1978 293274


Programme Leader for English. Background in English Language and Literature undergraduate study at the University of Oxford and interdisciplinary research (gender studies, literary theory, literary modernism) at the University of York and Paris VII, Ecole de Philosophie.  


BA (Hons) English Language and Literature (Oxford)

DPhil (York)

BA English and all routes combining English


Life Writing

Stage and Screen

Introduction to Narrative

Academic and Applied Skills

Critical Theory

The Short Story

Research Methods in the Humanities

Modernism and Culture

Postcolonial Writing

The Dissertation

Wrexham, Un Deg Un ‘The Tales We Tell’ February 2015, ‘Jones Wants the Bones: In Parenthesis, David Jones and Recuperative Memory’.


Aberystwyth ‘Strata’ Symposium February 2016 ‘Deep Time, The Anthropocene and d g nanouk okpik’s Corpse Whale’.


Fourth International Conference Indigenous Environments: Contested, Negotiated, Sustained, 6-8 July 2016, UEA.  ‘Contemporary Pacific Northwest Art and Native American Interrogations of Colonial History: The Formline in the Glass Art of Preston Singletary (Tlingit)’.  

Teaching interests in Nineteenth and Twentieth century literature/ literary theory and cultural studies particularly gender and postcolonial/ visual culture.  A member of the Native Studies Research Network and Culture on the Canadian/ US Border Research Group with particular interest in supervising postgraduate research in these areas.